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Grapeland
Houston, Texas

ZipCodes
75844




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Statistics & Facts

The Texas state capital is Austin.
The population of Grapeland is approximately 1489 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 676 (1990), 634 (2010).
The amount of land area in Grapeland is 3.61 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Grapeland to Washington DC is 1192 miles.
The distance to the Texas state capital is 158 miles. (as the crow flies)
Grapeland is positioned 31.49 degrees north of the equator and 95.48 degrees west of the prime meridian.


Grapeland Historical Events

1866, Confederate Migration to Texas
After the War Between the States, many disrupted Southerners moved westward into Texas, among them, Alfred Fox, one of 21 sons and daughters of Malachi Fox of Brandon, MS. Alfred Fox , a wounded Confederate veteran, was involved in the management of the Rusk State Penetentiary from approximately 1866 to his death around the turn of the century. His brothers George and Jessie also moved into Texas, as did Tom Fox (Grapeland) and William Leon Fox (Grapeland). The community of Reynard (Fox) is named for Tom Fox who was Postmaster of Grapeland.
Submitted by Clifford Gibbons Fox

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